Manager, Dental Licensure and Education Chicago, IL
The American Dental Association is dedicated to promoting the public's health through its initiatives in research, education, advocacy, public awareness and the development of standards. We have an exciting opportunity for a Manager, Dental Licensure & Education.
The Manager, Dental Licensure & Education is responsible for managing selected activities of the Council, including preparing agenda books and minutes, writing reports, providing primary staff support to the Council's subcommittees and Council, managing meetings and responding to requests from the membership, constituent and component societies, the licensure, testing, dental education, dental specialty communities, the public and other ADA staff relating to Council activities. Other responsibilities include research, analysis, and development/revision of Association policies under the purview of the Council, strategic and operational planning, as well as other special projects as assigned by the Director or Senior Vice President.
Requirements: This position has the following minimum requirements:
A minimum of 5 years of experience in education, association management, health care field/organization or related area; working with volunteers and tracking details; communicating with and management of volunteers, groups, committees; report writing.
Excellent oral, written, interpersonal, problem solving and organizational skills.
Ability to work well with others, anticipate customer needs, work effectively as a member of a team, prioritize workload, demonstrate initiative, manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
Microsoft Office Suite (WORD, EXCEL & PowerPoint).
Minimal travel is required, representing CDEL and the ADA at 2-3 national dental meetings annually.
Highly desirable skills include:
Master's degree preferred.
Knowledge of dentistry, dental licensure, admission testing, continuing dental education and dental education.
Experience working with a large number of volunteers; familiarity with meeting planning.